Illustra Edge cameras with onboard exacqVision recording software delivers a complete IP solution

Product Profile

Tyco Security Products, part of Tyco, the world’s largest pure-­play fire protection and security company, announces the introduction of Illustra Edge, a complete high definition video system combining an IP camera, pre-installed exacqVision Edge video management system (VMS) software and SD storage into one, out-of-the-box solution. The new Illustra Edge product line provides everything needed to connect and auto- configure in minutes.

Ideal for small installations

Ideal for a small installations of up to 10 cameras — or remote sites where server hardware installations are impractical — the Illustra Edge solution provides an easy, effective means to deploy a high-definition IP video system without incurring separate server hardware installation and configuration costs, since the server software and video storage is onboard the camera. For system setup, simply mount the camera, connect and start monitoring live and recorded video. Illustra Edge comes pre-configured with an included server licence for simple, automatic installation. For larger applications and enterprise solutions a simple licence upgrade to exacqVision Edge+ makes this solution expandable to unlimited servers.

Ability to view live or recorded video

With the included exacqVision Edge software, users have the ability to view live or recorded video from multiple Illustra Edge devices or server-based recorders simultaneously. The included VMS software allows users to export video search results, display alarm events on screen and get instant replay of both video and audio events via exacqReplay. The exacqVision client software runs on Windows, Linux and Mac computers. Additionally, users can install the free web service software on a separate PC to view video on a web browser, tablet or smartphone.

The Illustra Edge recording solution offers high reliability as there is no single point of server failure. If one camera fails, the others will continue to stream and record video. The camera to server traffic is internal and not on the customer’s network providing low overall network traffic.

Complete video surveillance solution

“This is a complete solution for customers looking to create their own video surveillance solution without added costs of servers and complex installation,” said Julian Inman, Product Marketing Manager, Video, EMEA, Tyco Security Products. “Whether it’s a small business or retail store, or someone who needs to supplement their enterprise system because of a remote locale or intermittent wireless coverage, the Illustra Edge solution can be deployed to fit their needs.”

Available in three camera models

Illustra Edge is available in three camera models: the Illustra Pro 5MP Fisheye, the Illustra Pro 2MP Compact Mini-Dome and Illustra Pro 2MP Compact Mini-Bullet. The Illustra Edge fisheye camera has in-camera dewarping offering real-time 180º/360º panoramic views or a quad view delivering 4 independent “Quad” 4x3 normalised video streams. Its 5MP capacity gives it the power of two to four cameras for many indoor applications. The Compact Mini-Dome and Mini-Bullet offer high definition video with a wide field of view, IR illumination and wide dynamic range. Although discreet, these versatile cameras are equipped with multiple viewing angles, including corridor mode, making them highly useful for hallways, aisles and alleys.

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Technical Specification

Make Illustra
Manufacturer Tyco Security Products
Model code IQS02CFICWSN
Chip Inch Size 1/3
Colour Type Colour / Monochrome
Resolution TVL 2 MP
HD Yes
Megapixel Yes
Dome Type Static
Sensitivity lux 0.3
Indoor/Outdoor Indoor
Digital (DSP) Yes
Electrical Specifications Voltage: PoE
Power Consumption: 7 W
Focal length 2.80
Compression H.264, MJPEG
Network Properties Control: PTZ
Image Frame Rate: 30 ips
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 55 x 105 x 105
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: 0 ~ 40 C (32 ~ 104 F)
Protection: IK10
Additional info
  • View live or recorded video anywhere
  • Powerful thumbnail and timeline search tools
  • Onscreen display of motion and alarm events
  • Instant replay of video and audio events with exacqReplay
  • Export video in open-standard video formats
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